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Constants File

Pimcore uses several constants for locating certain directories like logging, asses, versions etc. These constants are defined in /pimcore/config/startup.php.

If you need to overwrite these constants, e.g. for using a special directory for assets or versions at an object storage at AWS S3, you can do so by creating file constants.php in document root of Pimcore.

An example file constants.example.php is shipped with Pimcore installation and could look like:


// to use this file you have to rename it to constants.php
// you can use this file to overwrite the constants defined in /pimcore/config/startup.php

define("PIMCORE_ASSET_DIRECTORY", "/custom/path/to/assets");
define("PIMCORE_TEMPORARY_DIRECTORY", "/my/tmp/path");